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ART-Ventures is offering half day programs for the upcoming February and April vacation weeks for Grades K-5. 

February Vacation Week

WHEN: Tuesday, February 21st - Friday, February 24th
WHERE: Memorial School, Room #8
TIME: 9am - 12pm
COST: $165 Resident / $175 Non-Resident
REGISTRATION: Tuesday, January 24th - Sunday, February 12th

Daily Project Descriptions
2/21 Alien Art-vasion
Young art-stronauts shoot for the stars in this outer space art-venture program! Sculpt wacky aliens with Model Magic clay, and build UFOs for them to fly around in. Learn about symmetry while creating alien drawings based on the letters of your name. Then get a little messy concocting glittery galaxy play dough!

2/22 Cupcakes and Pizza Party Art-ventures
Get ready to whip up some artsy treats that look almost yummy enough to eat! Paint colorful ceramic cupcake banks and sculpt clay pizzas with all your favorite toppings! Plus, design and decorate chef hats to wear in your own crafty kitchen!

2/23 Fun Times with Famous Artists
Design wacky costumes inspired by Picasso's portraits, paint fabric wall hangings, create Kandinsky-esque geometrical masterpieces and draw beautiful oil pastel cats like Laura Burch. Create really fun 2 and 3-D works of art inspired by the masters.
2/24 Robots Eat Ice Cream
Paint ceramic robot banks with shiny metallic colors. Then learn about textures and printmaking by using a surprising array of everyday objects to create colorful ice cream collages. Finally, design robots using miscellaneous metal hardware. Cool!


April Vacation Week
WHEN: Tuesday, April 18th - Friday, April 21st
WHERE: Memorial School, Room #8
TIME: 9am - 12pm
COST: $165 Resident / $175 Non-Resident
REGISTRATION: Tuesday, March 21st - Sunday, April 9th

Daily Project Descriptions
4/18 Electric Zebras and Neon Tote Bags
Get ready for electrifying art-ventures! Explore pattern and color while painting bright, exciting zebras on canvases! Create totally wild neon geometric designs on tote bags using a special resist technique. Then make rainbow mandalas with a variety of vibrant embellishments!

4/19 It's Raining, It's Pouring
But nobody’s snoring in this exciting springtime art
-venture! Decorate real umbrellas with colorful, waterproof inks, sculpt birds out of neon clay and create cool umbrella collages with decorative papers. Rain or shine, everyone will have a blast!
4/20 My Animal Me and the Clay Safari
Creating with clay! According to pre
-Columbian legend, each person shares a common destiny with an animal—called a “Tona”— that matches his or her personality. (Think bird for someone who likes to sing or cheetah for someone who is a fast runner.) During this workshop, sculpt awesome “Tona” masks out of clay, then bring them to life with paint, feathers, and more! Plus, design and decorate ceramic dinosaur banks, and create detailed drawings of brightly colored owls.
4/21 Silly Cities and Wiggly Waves
In this cross
-country art-venture, don’t just admire the scenery... Create it! Travel to the countryside to design model houses with a mosaic roofs. Then grab oil pastels and build 3D cityscape collages. Finally, paint ocean waves that crash right over the edge of the stretched canvases.

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